Former NBA Player And U Of A Alum Sets Up Gala To Benefit Local Charity

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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) - A local who made it to the NBA after playing at the University of Arkansas is hosting a fundraiser to give back to his community. In a "5NEWS This Morning" segment that aired Saturday (May 30), anchor Daren Bobb spoke to Carolyn Brewer with the Ronnie Brewer Foundation.

The organization will hold their 5th annual "A Night With the Stars" gala on June 12th at the Fayetteville Boys and Girls Club. There they'll be honoring several U of A people, including basketball coach Nolan Richardson. Carolyn said the mission of the foundation is to help at risk kids and feed people in the community.

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